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Archive for June, 2016:

How to Help a Child in Foster Care Experiencing Traumatic Separation

How to help a child in foster care experiencing traumatic separation

It is important for child welfare professionals and caregivers to help children in foster care identify and address the underlying cause of the separation.

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Incredible Fun and Fundraising at the 5th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon

5th Annual Hero Luncheon ft. Coach Bill Self and Rob Riggle

More than 550 business professionals from all over the Kansas City metro filled the Olathe Conference Center at the Embassy Suites for the 5th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon on Thursday, June 16.

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Chrissy’s Story – This Child Abuse Survivor Now Helps Other Children Heal and Find Loving Families

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One girl’s story of surviving physical, sexual and emotional abuse and becoming a champion for other children in danger.

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The White House Hosts First-Ever Technology Hackathon to Improve Foster Care

White House hosts foster care and technology hackathon

Non-profit organizations, child welfare leaders, philanthropists, engineers and leaders from the technology sector attended a two-day event to discuss ways to improve the foster care system through technology-focused solutions.

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Jayhawks’ Bill Self, Actor/Comedian Rob Riggle Headline KVC Hero Luncheon for Charity

Coach Bill Self and Rob Riggle Headline the Fifth Annual KVC Hero Luncheon

The fifth annual KVC Hero Luncheon will take place June 16 at the Olathe Conference Center at the Embassy Suites in Olathe, Kan. The event raises funds for children who have experienced abuse or neglect and need heroes in the form of foster parents, financial supporters and mentors.

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 things every child needs for good mental health

Good mental health gives children the ability to interact in social environments, follow directions, solve problems and manage their emotions.

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Single Mom Adopts 6 Sisters From Foster Care

Single mom adopts 6 sisters from foster care

Lacey Dunkin had a strong desire to be a mother, so in 2011, she became a licensed foster parent in California.

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